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     Date Submitted:06-11-2015
     Last Modified:06-11-2015 (04:57)
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     Current job:RF satellite antenna engineer
     Employment Term:Permanent
     Job location:Anywhere
     Date available:immediately
     Industry:Satellite Manufacturers and Subcontractors, Satellite Operators, ,
     Keywordssatellite payload operations-satellite antenna design

    OBJECTIVE: Satellite Payload and Antenna Engineer. Satellite Operations.

    Satellite technology professional with expertise in satellite antenna design, payload and satellite operations.
    Demonstrated experience in power control equipment for test and communications.
    Respected for ability to learn new technologies quickly and to work effectively as a team player.
    Work well independently to achieve technical objectives.

    Proficient in the following software applications for PC:
            Word Processing:        Microsoft Word 10
            Spreadsheet:                Microsoft Excel 10
            Graphics:                     Microsoft Power Point 10 and Surfer 6.0.1, Dreamviewer. VNC Viewer.
            Antenna Programs:     Grasp 8Wv8.2.0, Grasp 820, POS4, POS5, Grasp9.3.2, Grasp 10.0, HFSS, Satsoft, Champ
            Other Programs:          Matlab 7.4, Turbo CAD, UNIX,
            Satellite Operations Programs: AresProcshell, AresBuilder, EPOCH4.1, ACP2. SED Ground Software
    LOCKHEED MARTIN-Denver-Colorado           2015- to present
    RF Antenna Engineer
    • RF Antenna design for Proposals and RFI’s
    • Component Spec

    INTELSAT, Washington DC                2010-2015
    Payload and Antenna Engineer:
    • Satellite Payload. Payload command procedures analysis and design. Contingency and nominal procedures. On-call for the whole fleet.
    • Satellite Operations.
    • Maintain health of the Fleet/Metrics. Anomalies. Anomaly Report.
    • Spacecraft and antenna re-point to find other satellite markets. Antenna re-point design using GASP9-TICRA software programs. Scattering analysis.
    • Spacecraft inclination analysis. New solutions
    • IOT. Spacecraft in orbit test.
    • Spacecraft Launch. TCR command system.

    ORBITAL SCIENCES CORP, Dulles, VA                2005-2010
    Senior RF antenna Engineer
    Satellite antenna design. Offset antenna, Unfurl able, Gregorian.  Helix antenna analysis. Antenna design for Ku, Ka, C, L band frequencies Antenna performance, shaping, cross-polarization analysis and optimization, Gain slope, Dual Gridded reflector performance (DGR) and design, and solid reflector performance and design Ku and C band DGR design and performance
    Master in copol suppression.
    Feed analysis, pyramidal horn, conical horn, corrugated horn, potter horn. Gaussian.
    Satellite antenna design to work continuously in an arc slot (multi-slot antenna design-SES AMC Series)
    Multi-beam antenna analysis. (Spot beams).
    Scattering Analysis for various satellites structures
    Feed array antenna design
    Elliptic orbit satellite antenna analysis
    Thermal distortion analysis
    Excellent technical support to marketing and management departments
    Worked in antenna design for RFI and proposals to support marketing and management departments  to get new contracts, and in  satellites at program construction stage.  Uncountable RFI’s.
    Technical trainer and technical support in antenna design and shaping to new hires.
            Program level antenna work in the following satellites: AMC-5R, IS-18, IS-16, IS-23, Star One, Azersat.
    (Alberto J. Banda-Schulz    page two)
    • Awarded innovation concept plan that has been selected for a further development titled:
                    “Solid reflector antenna for Star One+ Bus” Orbital Sciences Corp. Warp 10 annual contest for new Ideas. Orbital Sciences Corp. July 2007
                    (so far the new antenna was implemented in the following satellites: New Dawn, IS-18, IS-23 and Star One).

    SPACE SYSTEMS LORAL, Palo Alto, CA                 2001-2002
    RF Satellite Antenna Engineer
    Satellite antenna analysis. Microwave Measurements.
    Near field calculations       
    Far field calculations
    PAGE INDUSTRIES, Redwood City, CA                2000-2001
    Electrical Engineer
    Electromechanical design of DC power distribution control panels for use in HP test equipment.
    Mechanical design of DC power distribution brackets for communications.
    Final test of aircraft (commercial) ground support equipment and DC power distribution equipment
    for communications.
    Design and test of timing circuits and digital meters for aircraft ground support equipment.
    Performed a key contribution (antenna design and performance) by which Orbital Sciences Corp. was awarded with the following contracts (proposal stage):
             NSS9 Sat-One satellite-2006         (antenna design)
             SES Americon Sat-two satellites-2007 (AMC-5R’s spacecraft’s configurations and antenna designs)
             AMC_21 Sat -one satellite-2006          (antenna design)
             Indosat-one satellite-2007            (antenna design)
             AMC_5R Sat-one satellite-2007       (spacecraft configuration and antenna design)
             Koreasat 6- 2008                       (antenna design)
             Star One (2009-2010)            (spacecraft configuration and antenna design)
    Awarded innovation concept plan that has been selected for a further development titled:
      “Solid reflector antenna for Star One+ Bus” Orbital Sciences Corp. Warp 10 annual contest for new ideas     July   2007.
    Ticra Software Programs (new versions), Space Systems Loral                       2001
    Export Control, Space Systems Loral                            2001
    Several Spacecraft Payload trainings given by many satellite manufacturers like Boeing, SSL Loral, Orbital Sciences Corp., Astrium, and Thales Alenia.               2011
    EPOCH 1.4 training course

    TEACHING EXPERIENCE           1995-1997
    Advanced Mathematics Instructor
    Courses taught: Calculus I (one variable), Calculus II (two variables), and differential equations, linear
    Algebra, complex variable, Bessel functions, Legendre polynomials and series.

    • BSEE (1997) in Telecomunicaciones, National Universito of  Plata, Argentina.
    • Graduate Coursework in Microwave and Antennas at Santa Clara University Santa Clara-California-USA                  2004-2005
    •  MSEE Master’s Degree in Electrical Engineering with concentration in  Electromagnetics and Microwaves- Arizona State University-Arizona-USA  (Online Program)              2014-present
    ACADEMIC EXPERIENCE                         1995-1997           
    RF and Electrical Measurements.
    Performed RF measurements on RF components, and electrical and power measurements with extensive analysis of the errors in measurements. .
    Performed design of electronic circuits such as high current output voltage controller, source voltage and 1KW industrial machine controller for Lab purposes.

    • Satellite Ground System Design and Operations. Applied Technology Institute-Maryland. Virginia. USA                   May 2014
    • Satellite Link Budget using SatMaster Program. Applied Technology Institute-Maryland. Virginia. USA                   April 2014
    • Satellite Communications Systems. CEI-France. Barcelona-Spain       October 2015
    Final project titled ‘Parabolic Antenna’                 1997
    Performed extensive study and analysis with emphasis in feeders.
    Published in Electrical Department Library of the National University of La Plata Argentina.
     Research and reverse engineering of a method (first publishing: Microwave Handbook Vol. 1 1981, RSGB) for design and implementation of a pyramidal horn feeders.           1997
     Published in Electrical Department Library of the National University of La Plata Argentina.

    Spanish (native)
    English (fluent)
    German (in progress)

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